Why Celebrate Today? October 14, 2009

Btms^ for Wednesday, October 14.
Drink Forecast for Today (df 4 2day): American Honey Liqueur made by Wild Turkey, 2 toast 2 A.A. Milne’s “Winnie the Pooh” published 2day in 1926. 

Complimentary Sip & Sample Wines this week at all The Barns, weekdays from 5 to 7 p.m., and Saturday from 3 to 6 p.m.
 – Ketu Bay Sauvignon Blanc 2008 Marlborough
 – Cookoothama Cabernet/Merlot 2007 Darlington Point
Liquor Barn is Kentucky Proud!
Meet Ken Mattingly & Enjoy FREE Samples of  his Kenny’s Country Cheeses: Thursday, October 15 @ Springhurst Liquor Barn! 
 – Enjoy Kenny’s Country Cheese Samples with our Sip @ Sample Wines  from 5 to 7 pm
 – Join him for a Kenny’s County Cheeses Class, History & Sampling @ 7 p.m. in our Education Center!
Meet Lowell Land @ Special KY Wine Tasting Events: Acres of Land Wines Sip and Sample at Louisville Liquor Barns! Friday, October 16, from 5 to 7 p.m. @ Hurstbourne and @ Fern Valley, meet winery owner Lowell Land of  Acres of Land!

On this date in…
1322 – Scotland’s Robert the Bruce defeated England’s King Edward II forcing KE2 to accept Scotland’s independence.
1644 – William Penn born…to found Pennsylvania!
1890 – Dwight David Eisenhower born...to be the 34th U.S. president.
1894 – e.e. cummings born…how poetic! 
1919 – Coach John Wooden born…to lead the UCLA Bruins.
1926 – A.A. Milne’s “Winnie the Pooh” was published…a honey of a book!
1927 – Actor Roger Moore born…to be “The Saint” and a Bond man too!
1939 – Fashion’s Ralph Lauren born…a designing man!
1952 – Actor, magician Harry Anderson born…to rule over “Night Court”?
1957 – The Everly Brothers “Wake up little Suzy” hit #1.
1961 – “How to Succeed in Business…” opened on Broadway.
1961 – Fashion’s Isaac Mizrahi born…another designing man!
1964 – Martin Luther King, Jr. awarded the Nobel Peace Prize.
1966 – The city of Montreal, Canada inaugurated its’ Montreal Metro.
1968 – Runner Jim Hines broke the ten second barrier in the 100 meter dash, coming in at 9:95 seconds in Mexico City.
1971 – John Lennon and Yoko Ono appeared on “The Dick Cavett Show” …”Imagine” that!
1974 – Lead singer Natalie Maines born…to be a Dixie Chick!
1978 – Singer Usher born.
1979 – Hockey player Wayne Gretzky scored his first NHL goal. He would go on to become “The Great One” and the NHL’s greatest scorer…Slap THAT shot!

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